Over the last several weeks we’ve been catching up with county leaders to talk about how they are looking at 2021. Most are expecting to see reimbursements from the state to decline by upwards of 20%, which made budgeting a challenge. That said, there have been other things that officials gained from the experience of the coronavirus pandemic.
Today we talk with Doug Paddock, chair of the Yates County Legislature, and Nonie Flynn, administrator. The two walk us through the budget process, and do a little forecasting as they look ahead to the spring, summer, and fall.
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